Episode #10 (14-Dec-2014)

In this episode of the Australian Roundtable, Ethan, Johnno and Lindsay discuss Queensland Police and Santos corporate sponsorship; normalising police militarisation; some of the underlying mechanisms associated with the social destruction of society; CIA torture in Guantanamo Bay and David Hicks; the 2 year anniversary of the Sandy Hook hoax and much more.



1) Queensland Police and corporate sponsorship – 3:28
ABC: Anti-coal-seam-gas group concerned over Santos logos on police vehicles (9-Dec-2014)
Link: NSW Police Force Endorsement Policy [precedent to condemn QLD for their actions]

2) QPS shootings and the militarisation of Police – 13:34
‘Blood-curdling screams’ as man shot dead by police

3) Feminism and the social destruction of society
– 22:16
Link: Men on Strike – Helen Smith  (digital)
Link: The Myth of Male Power   (digital)
Link: constitutionality of child support guidelines

[TBU –  John le Bon]


4) CIA torture in Guantanamo Bay (includes discussion on David Hicks) – 1:02:16
The Guardian: Senate report on CIA torture claims spy agency lied about ‘ineffective’ program (9-Dec-2014)
Sydney Morning Herald: David Hicks heckles Attorney-General George Brandis at Human Rights Awards ceremony (11-Dec-2014)
Link: The Official Senate Report on CIA Torture by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (3-Dec-2014)

5) Discussion: The 2 year anniversary of Sandy Hook  – 1:19:29
[TBU – John le Bon]

Final thoughts – 1:34:45